apex:inputfield tag : In our previous Salesforce Tutorial we have clearly learned about visualforce <apex:outputlink> tag . In this Salesforce Training Tutorial we are going to learn about <apex:inputfield> tag and how it works when used in visualforce page.

Visualforce apex:inputfield tag

<apex:inputfield> :- Inputfield tag is used to insert salesforce objects like standard objects and custom objects. E:- If we want to  insert standard object Contact details, we used <apexinputfield value=”{!account.name}”>. Here we are inserting Account name field which is required field. <apex:inputfield> tag automatically makes that field as required in visualforce page.

Different attributes supported by <apex:inputfield> tag.


Let us See how< apex:inputfield> tag works.

Visualforce inputfield tag

Here we are creating a form to create new account in salesforce.com. Every VF page must be started with <apex:page>.

  • standardcontroller=“Account” means we are using standard object “Account” as a controller.
  • ShowHeader=”false” helps not to display Headers and sidebar.
  • In <apex:form> tag only we have to write pageblock, pageblocksection and input fields.
  • To save the user defined input values Save button is used.
  • Click on Save button.

apex:inputfield tag Output.

Visualforce apex:inputfield tag